Hexham Labour Friends of Palestine – latest event: Children in detention – in two parts, here’s part 1

October 18, 2020Featured, Home page featured, International, News

HEXHAM LABOUR FRIENDS OF PALESTINE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEWCASTLE PALESTINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN INVITE YOU TO A MULTI-MEDIA EVENT on PALESTINIAN CHILDREN IN ISRAELI DETENTION Download a flyer here and email/FB your contacts! WITH IYAD BURNAT Leader of the non-violent resistance movement in Bil’in, in the West Bank of Palestine AND SALWA DUAIBIS AND GERARD HORTON Military … Read More

The Mayor’s latest weekly update w/c 4 October 2020

October 11, 2020Featured, Home page featured, Mayor, News

Our socialist mayor’s latest update on the week. Jamie has been busy – speaking up for the north of the Tyne businesses and workers, making the case for equality in the treatment between north and south during the government’s uneven pandemic response.  The latest restrictions will severely disadvantage the lower-paid and smaller businesses. See Jamie’s … Read More

Now is the perfect time for a Green New Deal

September 29, 2020Featured, Home page featured, Mayor, News

Unemployment is the worst of the economic scourges. Pundits obsess about debt-to-GDP ratio, interest rates, inflation targets, and trade imbalances. But it’s unemployment that fuels anxiety, crushes mental health and lays waste to communities. Having citizens unable to earn a living is a blight on prosperity. So Rishi Sunak was right to take action. But … Read More

Hexham Labour Party in partnership with Newcastle Palestine Solidarity Campaign present

September 19, 2020Featured, News

HEXHAM LABOUR PARTY  IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEWCASTLE PALESTINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN INVITE YOU TO A MULTI-MEDIA EVENT on HOUSE  DEMOLITIONS WITH BETH RIELLY of INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY MOVEMENT AND CODY O’ROURKE of GOOD SHEPARD COLLECTIVE INTRODUCED BY ANN SCHOFIELD, NEWCASTLE CITY COUNCILLOR AND PSC MEMBER THE SESSION RUNS FOR 90 MINS – 30 MINS PER SPEAKER, WITH A 5-MINUTE BREAK … Read More

Labour Coast and Country – and the Tories’ ‘rule of six’

September 19, 2020Featured, News

At an online ‘Labour Coast and Country‘ online conference (5 September 2020), Labour List correspondent, Sienna Rodgers reported that Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Luke Pollard had said that: “There is no path to power that doesn’t see us winning seats in rural, semi-rural and coastal communities” But, following the government’s … Read More

HEXHAM LABOUR PARTY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEWCASTLE PALESTINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN

August 27, 2020Featured, Home page featured, International, News

Click here to view the recorded online talk from Palestine, 18 August 2020 organised by Hexham CLP, and featuring AHMAD AL-BAZZ, PALESTINIAN JOURNALIST SPEAKING ON — the geopolitical, geographical and historically changing shape of the Palestinian homeland and RASHED KHUDAIRAT, JORDAN VALLEY SOLIDARITY SPEAKING ON — the Israeli occupation’s ongoing annexation of the Jordan Valley. INTRODUCED BY ANN … Read More

This just in! Pope a Catholic!

August 16, 2020Featured, News

It was announced last week that we’re officially in a recession.  In other news, the Pope is a Catholic. More than a million and a half people have signed-on in the past few months.  Many more don’t claim.  I spoke to one lad, perhaps in his late thirties.  “I didn’t bother signing on,” he told … Read More

HEXHAM LABOUR PARTY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEWCASTLE PALESTINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN

August 12, 2020Featured, Home page featured, News

Click here to view the recorded online talk from Palestine, 18 August 2020 organised by Hexham CLP, and featuring AHMAD AL-BAZZ, PALESTINIAN JOURNALIST and KHUDAIRAT, JORDAN VALLEY SOLIDARITY SPEAKING ON — The geopolitical, geographical and historical changing shape of the Palestinian homelands, and the Israeli occupation’s ongoing annexation of the Jordan Valley. INTRODUCED BY ANN SCHOFIELD, NEWCASTLE CITY COUNCILLOR … Read More

PALESTINE EVENT – THURSDAY 16 JULY 2020

July 14, 2020Featured, Home page featured, International, News

HEXHAM LABOUR PARTY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEWCASTLE PALESTINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN INVITE YOU TO A TALK featuring BEN JAMAL DIRECTOR, PALESTINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN and LOUISE REGAN VICE CHAIR OF PSC, EX-PRESIDENT OF NEU speaking on: ANNEXATION, AND BOYCOTT, DIVESTMENT AND SANCTIONS (BDS) INTRODUCED BY ANN SCHOFIELD, Newcastle City Councillor and PSC member.  The session runs for … Read More

PALESTINE EVENT – THURSDAY 16 JULY 2020

July 14, 2020News

HEXHAM LABOUR PARTY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NEWCASTLE PALESTINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN         INVITE YOU TO A TALK featuring BEN JAMAL DIRECTOR, PALESTINE SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN and LOUISE REGAN VICE CHAIR OF PSC, EX-PRESIDENT OF NEU speaking on: ANNEXATION, AND BOYCOTT, DIVESTMENT AND SANCTIONS (BDS) INTRODUCED BY ANN SCHOFIELD, Newcastle City Councillor and PSC member.  … Read More